Bullying Vs Cyberbullying

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Three million students per month are absent from school due to bullying. Twenty percent of teens cyberbullied think about suicide, and one in ten attempts it. 4,500 teens commit suicide each year. Suicide from bullying also known as Bullycide is the number three killer of teens in the US. Children should not be scared to turn on their phones or go to school because of this horrific form of harassment known as cyberbullying. Bullying is worse online than traditional bullying. First, cyberbullying does not involve face to face interactions. In addition, cyberbullying can be anonymous. First, cyberbullying is worse than traditional bullying because it requires no face to face interactions. When people are sending hate to other people through technology this is a form of bullying known as cyberbullying. To begin, When people bully their peers online and you can not physically see them, so you empathy level automatically goes down, this causes people to not realize what they really just did and what it may do to the victim. Also, people feel more empowered when they are typing and not actually physically in front of the people they are bullying, because of this people say things they would never say to someone’s face. In addition, cyberbullies can not always see the person 's reactions and facial expression to see if they have gone too far which enables repetitive bullying and can lead to devastating effects. According to Social Phycologist Robin Kowalski, “With
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